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Soft Lemon-Ginger Cookies

Loaded with old-fashioned flavor, this yummy cookie is hard to beat. You'll love munching a few with coffee, tea or a glass of cold milk.—Sharon Bretz, Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, sour cream and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, ginger and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 218 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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